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    Posted: 10 Oct 2012 at 12:51am

DeadNOW I know why those basic, standard brooms smell like they do..

 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Hootman Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 Oct 2012 at 12:53am
Just saw that while watching the game...I have to admit I chuckled.
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NOT funny Geico.

STUPID is more like it

I cannot find any of these "Happier than" ads that I've liked!

I hate the Happy Hipster Douchebag Duo.
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I've always kind of liked the Gecko, but this series, with Gallagher et al, is really just dumb.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Papa Lazarou Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 Oct 2012 at 3:47pm
The saddest thing, is that almost all of these would have worked better with the 40's-ish gangster guy who compares saving money with Gieco to random things.
 
At least then, we didn't get the joke AFTER the punchline.
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I dunno, I kinda like it.
 
Kinda fits in with the Halloween season.
 
 
 
BTW......  Topic: GEICO 'Witch in a Broom Factory' (vodeo)
 
What exactly is a "vodeo"?
 
I was expecting to see video of a rodeo.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote PaWolf Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 Oct 2012 at 7:46pm
I meant to spell "voodeoo" - kinda like for 'Halloween'
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This one was a bit annoying, but I have to say, the one with Eddie Money makes me chuckle.
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Originally posted by PaWolf PaWolf wrote:

I meant to spell "voodeoo" - kinda like for 'Halloween'
You folks who type 500 words a minute are bound to make a little mistake here and there.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote bwestfall Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 Oct 2012 at 10:26pm
I actually got a laugh out of this one.  The Eddie Money one is absolutely awful IMO.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Hezadancer Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11 Oct 2012 at 1:09am
Originally posted by Codtaro Codtaro wrote:

The saddest thing, is that almost all of these would have worked better with the 40's-ish gangster guy who compares saving money with Gieco to random things.
 
At least then, we didn't get the joke AFTER the punchline.


That's another problem with these ads, they're just a retooling of that series! God the admen at Geico must really be hung up on stupid, one note comparisons.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote regulus Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11 Oct 2012 at 2:06am
Originally posted by lkl005 lkl005 wrote:

Originally posted by PaWolf PaWolf wrote:

I meant to spell "voodeoo" - kinda like for 'Halloween'
You folks who type 500 words a minute are bound to make a little mistake here and there.


"Fat Finger" mistakes SUCK. AngryOuch
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These two assclowns with the "Smothers Brothers" shtick have GOT. TO. GO.

I keep wishing John Belushi would come in and smash their instruments, or Quick-Draw McGraw would show up and give 'em the old "El Kabong" upside the head... KA-BONNNNNG!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Ad nauseous Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14 Oct 2012 at 1:06am
Originally posted by Triple J Triple J wrote:

These two assclowns with the "Smothers Brothers" shtick have GOT. TO. GO.

I keep wishing John Belushi would come in and smash their instruments, or Quick-Draw McGraw would show up and give 'em the old "El Kabong" upside the head... KA-BONNNNNG!


LOL Agreed they need to be gone NOW!!!!!
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Originally posted by Ad nauseous Ad nauseous wrote:

Originally posted by Triple J Triple J wrote:

These two assclowns with the "Smothers Brothers" shtick have GOT. TO. GO.

I keep wishing John Belushi would come in and smash their instruments, or Quick-Draw McGraw would show up and give 'em the old "El Kabong" upside the head... KA-BONNNNNG!


LOL Agreed they need to be gone NOW!!!!!
How about yesterday!!!! Even though I was in the correct age group and demographic for the Smothers Brothers I never really liked them. I like the "assclowns" about 1,000 times less!
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The part in this ad where the one worker says something like "I'm going to take a stand!" and the other one says "no you're not" cracks me up. 
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Switching to GEICO might "make some people happier than blah blah blah....," but nothing would make me happier than seeing the brains of those two peckerweasels splattered on that hokey Vaudevillian backdrop.  
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I found myself laughing at the exclamations the witch yelled, now if only they get rid of the douchenozzles with the guitar and mandolin.

If it didn't include those dunderheads it would make the commercial much more tolerable, heck I wouldn't mind a reappearance of the "Could Geico save you 15 percent or more on car insurance" guy.
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They should just do "Happier than a pig in sh*t" and get it over with.
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Hey, I like THIS commercial better than the other more Communist-inspired trash they throw on these days.......Smile
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Originally posted by Adznem Adznem wrote:

Hey, I like THIS commercial better than the other more Communist-inspired trash they throw on these days.......Smile
Got a point there.LOL
Pretty sure Gallagher is a communist.
The body-builder HAS to be.
And Eddie Money?
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I'm guessing these two dbags on everyone of these ads call themselves "Pomplareindeer"...you know, since "Pomplamoose" was already taken.  Eh, what's another large, hooved, herbivore to these f*&ktoids.  I guarantee you they don't know squat unless they can look it up on their smartphones.  Classic American mailto:dumb@sses - dumb@sses.  Seriously though, these guys incite some real deep rage in me. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Oldiesmann Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 01 Nov 2012 at 5:49am
I love the original ad in this series (yuppies getting splattered with watermelon), but I have not enjoyed any of them since then. The "slinky on an escalator" thing is by far the worst in the series in my opinion.
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I like this commercial...  you got to hand it to Geico at least they have some creativity and humor in their commercials as opposed to other insurance companies garbage campaigns..  ie: Flo from pregressive, any allstate  etc...
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It's not creative, a 5 year old could come up with better comparisons. Plus recycling the same hackneyed ideas and having a "throw it at the wall and see what sticks" approach to advertising is just wrong.
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